This successful SME are seeking a Production Manager to take responsibility for sourcing , order placement and buying of a wide range of apparel
You will be responsible for sourcing new fabrics and trimmings and for ensuring the most suitable vendors are used.
Overseeing product development and costing and following through to negotiate prices and achieve margins
Establish critical paths and manage and agree quantities and delivery schedules for sampling and final production merchandise
Ensure high quality standards are maintained
Travel as required to the different factories to manage initial development and resolve any manufacturing problems
Liaise and visit your customers on a regular basis
Maintain accurate and up to date information on purchase orders
The Production Manager sought will need to have a good technical appreciation of woven and knitted garments and have a sound knowledge of garment manufacturing processes
Previous experience of working directly with manufacturers within different countries is desirable .
You will need to be very well organised , numerate and detail orientated and be happy working within a team environment
The company are offering an attractive salary and a great flexible work environment .